Gokshura Scientific Name

Tribulus terrestris

Gokshura Other Names

English: Caltrops, Puncture Vine
Latin: Tribulus terrestris
Hindi: Gokhru
Sanskrit: Gokshuraka, Trikata, Svadamshtra, Trikantaka

What is Gokshura?

Gokshura is mostly used in Ayurveda to boost reproductive functions and sexual desire. It is found to be effective in treating erectile dysfunction and prostate disorders in men. It has immune boosting, aphrodisiac and rejuvenating properties. It is known as Natural Viagra. It is also found effective in treating PCOS in women. It also acts as a anti-aging agent and improves brain functioning.

Common forms of Gokshura

Powder, Tablet, Capsule

Gokshura is commonly used for:

Gokshura Dosage

Powder: ¼-½ tsp daily or as prescribed
Tablet: 1-2 twice daily or as prescribed
Capsule: 1-2 Twice daily or as prescribed
Decoction: 25 to 50 ml daily or as prescribed.

Gokshura Side-effects and Warnings

Common side-effects: High doses can cause stomach upsets, nausea and difficulty sleeping.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or Nursing Mothers: Avoid unless prescribed by doctor.
Children: Not known.

HIgh dosages can cause stomach upsets. Always stick to the prescribed dosage

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